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House Session - November 17, 2005

The House unexpectedly voted down the $142 billion appropriations conference report for the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Departments. The vote was 209 to 223. The House then passed a continuing resolution on government operations and recessed, subject to the call of the chair, to allow Republican leaders time to contemplate how to proceed with appropriations legislation.

10:00AM - 2:30PM ETHouse Session

    118th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 291 (After 145 days)
    • Debate100 Hours
    • Special Orders57 Hours
    • Votes62 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches27 Hours
    • Morning Hour24 Hours
    • Opening Procedures2 Hours

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